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    Mounting Evidence Has Republican Climate Change Deniers on Thin Ice for 2016
    Subhankar Banerjee and Michael E. Mann reveal a mounting body of evidence that disruptions in the Arctic sea ice are impacting not only the Northern Hemisphere but are also connected to what is happening to the water supply in California

      April 5, 2015

    Why Obama's Climate Change Proposal Falls Short
    Janet Redman, Director of the Climate Policy Program at the Institute for Policy Studies, says emission targets proposed by the Obama administration are insufficient to avoid the worst consequences of climate change

      April 1, 2015

    Are the CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets Enough to Stop Climate Catastrophe?
    Michael E. Mann and Subhankar Banerjee discuss the emissions reduction commitments made by countries leading up to the UN Paris meeting on climate change

      March 31, 2015

    What is Causing the Rapid Decline of the US Coal Industry?
    Luke Sussams, Senior Researcher, Carbon Tracker Initiative discusses the forces that are driving the shift from coal to shale gas

      March 25, 2015

    Breaking up with Fossil Fuels on Valentines
    Jenny Marienau of 350.org says the launch of a Global Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is to end the strangle hold that the fossil fuel industry has over global politics and economy

      February 14, 2015

    President's Plan to Protect Arctic Ocean Won't Halt Oil Drilling (2/2)
    Leah Donahey and Subhankar Banerjee on the US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council and how they might advise President Obama

      February 9, 2015

    President's Plan to Protect Arctic Ocean Won't Halt Oil Drilling
    Leah Donahey and Subhankar Banerjee say Obama has taken an important step by announcing new protections for the Arctic Ocean, but it does not block Shell from drilling there

      February 5, 2015

    Will Fracking in Maryland Bring Harm or Prosperity?
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor hosts a debate between industry spokesperson Katie Brown and Food and Water Watch's Emily Wurth

      February 1, 2015

    The Story Behind Keystone XL Pipeline Amendments
    Food & Water Watch's Sam Schabacker and journalist Steve Horn discuss the interests behind the amendments and how another Enbridge pipeline is being planned under the radar

      January 30, 2015

    A Dirty Link Between the Senate and the Keystone Vote
    Daphne Wysham says that the Senators who voted in favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline accepted seven times more campaign funding from fossil fuel energy groups

      January 30, 2015

    As Obama Expands Offshore Drilling, a Look at the Health of the Oceans Today
    Marine ecologist Douglas McCauley argues that President Obama's move to expand offshore drilling is a part of a worrisome trend threatening the health of the oceans and raising the specter of mass extinction

      January 29, 2015

    How Obama Can Reduce Carbon Emissions Without Congress
    Prof. Robert Pollin of Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and Prof. Chris Williams of Pace University say that Obama can avoid a fight with the Republicans and still save taxpayers money and legally advance energy efficiency

      January 23, 2015

    Climate Change Crisis Buried in the State of the Union
    Prof. Robert Pollin of Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and Prof. Chris Williams of Pace University says there is a lot that President Obama could do to reduce carbon emissions in spite of the Republican-controlled congress

      January 22, 2015

    Propane Gas Pipeline Threatening Portland's 'Climate Champion' Status
    Daphne Wysham, Climate Policy Fellow at the Center for Sustainable Economy, says that a new propane facility in Portland, Oregon is threatening to undermine a plan by the city to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% of 1990 levels

      January 15, 2015

    Keystone XL Pipeline Runs the Risk of Becoming a "Stranded Asset"
    Professor Paul Ekins, lead author of new study on climate change and carbon emission says majority of fossil fuel needs to stay in the ground to hold steady on 2 degrees Celsius target and that the European Union is taking climate change more seriously than the US Congress

      January 14, 2015

    Larry Summers is Proposing a Carbon Emission Tax
    Robin Hahnel author of Green Economics: Confronting the Ecological Crisis, says it deserves support

      January 12, 2015

    Elk River Chemical Spill One Year Later
    Cathy Kunkel, fellow with the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, says regulations have been tightened, but will they be followed?

      January 9, 2015

    Climate Change Denier to Take Over Senate Committee
    TRNN reporter Thomas Hedges continues the series of how a GOP-led Senate will change policy, this time in the arena of the Environment and Public Works Committee which Republican Senator James Inhofe will take over as chair.

      January 6, 2015

    Media Coverage on Climate Change Still Lagging (2/2)
    The Pentagons' spending bill approved at the end of last year in the calls for expediting permits for fracking in public lands explains Steve Horn from DeSmogBlog

      January 2, 15

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